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Prince’s Music to Return to Apple Music and Spotify Soon

Once way ahead of the curve when it came to distributing his music on the internet, Prince probably will join the 21st century again when his classic albums become available on popular streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music and Google Play later in February, reports from The New York Post. Since purchasing the rights from Warner […]

Sprint to Buy 33% Stake in Streaming Music Service Tidal

Sprint has today announced that it will acquire 33% of Tidal, the high definition music streaming service owned by rap artist Jay Z. According to the U.S. wireless carrier, it wants to offer its 45 million retail customers unlimited access to exclusive artist content not available anywhere else. Jay Z and other artist-owners will continue to run Tidal as it pioneers,...

Spotify Denies Punishing Artists With Apple Music Exclusives

According to a report released today by Bloomberg, Spotify is "burying" content from artists who sign exclusive deals with Apple Music or Tidal. The report, citing anonymous sources, notes that artists who debut tracks as Apple Music exclusives are being told that they won't get their music on featured Spotify playlists. Moreover, these musicians are said to...

Apple in Talks to Acquire Tidal, Jay Z’s Streaming Music Service: WSJ

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is reportedly in talks to acquire Tidal, the streaming music service run by Jay Z that prides itself as “high fidelity music streaming”: Apple Inc. is in exploratory talks to acquire Tidal, a streaming-music service run by rap mogul Jay Z, according to people familiar with the matter....

Apple Didn’t Stop Jay Z’s Tidal from Streaming Drake’s Katrina Set: BuzzFeed

Last night Drake performed at a charity concert for kids affected by Hurricane Katrina. Unfortunately, the Canadian rapper’s online stream was blacked out, with Jay Z’s streaming music service Tidal putting the blame on Apple, reported the New York Post this morning, which also alleged the iPhone maker threatened a $20 million lawsuit. But according...

Tidal Launches New Family Plans for Premium and HiFi Tiers

High fidelity music streaming service Tidal has today unveiled the pricing for its all new family plans for Premium and HiFi tiers, offering each new member a discount instead of grouping the whole family into one plan, in an effort to stand out in the competitive streaming music market, The Next Web reports. "Here’s how it...